[Pdns-dev] passing original QTYPE to the backend

Ask Bjørn Hansen ask at develooper.com
Sun Feb 3 07:17:14 CET 2013

On Feb 2, 2013, at 10:08 PM, Peter van Dijk <peter.van.dijk at netherlabs.nl> wrote:

> However, no backend should *need* the exact qtype. Why do you think you need it?

For my application[1] it's (relatively) expensive to figure out the answer and the answers can't be cached in the server, so figuring it out for any possible record type is just wasteful.


[1] I made it in Go instead of as a pipe backend when I was upgrading the system last fall: https://github.com/abh/geodns

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